Join NYSEC and reap the rewards! Included in our Members Only section are current issues of our publications, handouts and other materials from our conference presenters, and many more exciting features coming your way!

Benefits of Membership

  • Recognizes publicly the experience and expertise of Council members by inviting them to give workshops and presentations.
  • Explores current critical issues affecting English Language Arts education statewide and nationwide.
  • Facilitates dialogue among educators with common curricula and/or grade level interests and concerns.
  • Increases members’ awareness of what is current in New York State’s English Language Arts education and with the National Council’s programs.

Why Join NYSEC

Annual Conference

Come to our Annual NYSEC Conference, typically held each October in Albany to network, to share ideas, to present your work, and to connect with other teachers just like you. We’re virtual this year, FREE to our members.

Superb Publications

A quarterly keeps members up-to-date on the news and events relating to ELA and the Annual NYSEC Conference

The English Record

This juried professional journal features articles by practitioners in the field…and maybe someday, you!

Awards & Programs

Programs of Excellence: We recognize and publicize exemplary language arts programs throughout NYS; selected programs are featured at our annual conference.

Educators of Excellence: Deserving educators at all levels K- 16 can be nominated for and receive this distinguished honor; awards are presented at our annual conference.

Mini-Grants: We support teachers by awarding funds that allow you to enhance teaching and learning.

Our Website

Access NYSEC online at to propose workshops for our conference, renew memberships, nominate colleagues for awards, news and much more.

Our Social Media Page

Keep up to date on what’s happening and the latest NYSEC news on our social media pages: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Click for our Social Media page.


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